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  1. Disclosure Decisions | National MS Society Disclosure Decisions. The decision to disclose personal medical information in the workplace is a complex one, requiring careful thought and planning. Although there may be good reasons to disclose medical information and very specific benefits to doing so, any decision you make today has immediate and long-term implications for your employment.
  2. To Tell or Not to Tell? New Study Offers Insights into Tough Decisions ... December 22, 2022. In a new study involving 428 people with MS, about half do not disclose their MS diagnosis to other people and 40% believed that telling others may have negative consequences. More than two-thirds had not discussed the issue of disclosure with any of their healthcare providers.
  3. INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYEES LIVING WITH MS - National Multiple Sclerosis ... disclose a specific medical diagnosis in order to obtain ADA protections — initially. However, an employee must disclose a disability in order to ask for accommodations to help maintain productivity in spite of a medical condition. The employer may then require additional documentation and/or a medical diagnosis.
  4. Newly Diagnosed | National MS Society Discusses whom, when, and how to tell in both personal and work situations; includes personal vignettes.
  5. Impacts Of MS On Employment - National Multiple Sclerosis Society What About Disclosure? How Can I Succeed on The Job with Accommodations? How Do I Negotiate Reasonable Accommodations? Dealing With Employment Discrimination Don’t Do It Alone – Resources You Can Turn To Self-Advocacy Worksheet Prepare – Determine Your Method & Timing Analyzing How MS Impacts Your Work - Worksheet Disclosure Decision Worksheet
  6. Disclosing your Multiple Sclerosis | National MS Society Employers and colleagues: Disclosure in the workplace can have a significant impact on your job security, employment options, and career path. Before disclosing your MS in the workplace, learn about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and think carefully through the pros and cons of sharing this personal information.
  7. Oregon | National MS Society The Oregon Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Oregon and Southwestern Washington and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.
  8. 2023 Impact | National MS Society December 4, 2023 The National MS Society has released its 2023 Impact Report that highlights the work and accomplishments over the last fiscal year. The report provides outcomes on the progress of the four key areas of the Society’s FY2022-FY2024 Strategic Plan: Improve access to personalized, affordable, high-quality MS healthcare
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